Mexico Overtake Russia Worlds Top Economies
Mexico's Economy On The Road To Becoming One Of The Best In The World
By Latina Staff | 06/24/2015 - 14:35

Is Mexico set to become one of the world's greatest economies?


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Study Finds Latino & Immigrant Entrepreneurs Are Driving New Business Creation
Study Finds Latino Entrepreneurs Are Driving New Business Creation
By Cristina Arreola | 06/02/2015 - 12:49

Latinos and immigrants helped drive an increase in new business creation nationally, according to an annual measure of U.S. startup activity released on Thursday.  


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New Study Reveals Immigrants Have Had a Major Impact on American Economy
New Study Reveals Immigrants Have Had a Major Impact on American Economy
By Cindy Rodriguez | 03/03/2015 - 16:26

If there were ever any doubt about the contribution immigrants make to the country’s economy, this new study can fin


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Hispanic Millennials Have Less Debt Than Peers
Hispanic Millennials Have Less Debt Than Peers
By Cristina Arreola | 09/19/2013 - 10:02

It’s no secret that today’s millennials are in a serious debt crisis, but it looks like Hispanic youth are coming out ahead of their peers! 

According to a survey conducted by the PNC Financial Services Group, Inc. the average millennial carries about $27,800 in debt. Their Hispanic peers, however, carry an average of $18,000.


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Report Shows Immigrants Positively Impact Communities And Create Jobs
Report Shows Immigrants Positively Impact Communities And Create Jobs
By Cristina Arreola | 09/13/2013 - 14:56

A new report proves that immigration reform could positively impact the U.S. economy. 

According to a report conducted by the Americas Society/ Council of the Americas (AS/COA), immigrants in the United States have proven to be a contributing factor in creating manufacturing jobs and increasing housing wealth.


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Puerto Rico Shaky Economy Causes Mass Exodus
Puerto Rico's Shaky Economy Causes Mass Exodus
By Cristina Arreola | 09/12/2013 - 10:30

Sad news from Puerto Rico.

According to the Huffington Post, the Caribbean island’s sinking economy has Puerto Ricans leaving the country in vast numbers. In 2011 alone, nearly 54,000 people, or 1.5 percent of the population, opted to leave the territory. 


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Study Says Hispanics & Blacks More Hopeful About Economic Future
Study Says Hispanics & Blacks More Hopeful About Economic Future
By Priscilla Rodriguez | 08/02/2013 - 09:45

Over recent years, Americans have grown very pessimistic about the economy and their future. But based on a new study, Hispanics and blacks seem to have a more optimistic perspective.

According to NBC Latino, Americans’ attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race. Whites are less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living.


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New Report Shows Recession
New Report Shows Recession Amplified Wealth Gap Between Whites and Hispanics, Blacks
By Laura Elizabeth Hernandez | 04/30/2013 - 19:34

Think all Americans have been equally affected by the Recession? Think again...

A new report by the Urban Institute reveals that Americans are not all equally affected by the recession and that Blacks and Hispanics have been hit harder than whites.


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College Graduates
College-Educated Latinos Struggle to Find High-Earning Jobs
By Sugey Palomares | 08/29/2012 - 17:00

Latinos may be the largest minority group enrolled in 2-year and 4-year colleges, according to a recent Pew Research Center study, but a new report highlights that Latino college graduates are having a hard time entering the workforce with high-earning positions.


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Small Business Owner, Coffee Shop Owner
Big Surge in Number of Immigrants Who Are Small Business Owners
By Samantha Leal | 06/14/2012 - 14:30

One in six small business owners in the United States is an immigrant, according to a new report from the Fiscal Policy Institute's Immigration Research Initiative. Immigrants make up 18 percent of all small business owners in the United States. Twenty years ago, immigrants made up only 12 percent of small business owners.


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